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ᛏᛣᚱ (sometimes written as Týr) is a band from Faroe Islands. Their music can be described as ///. They incorporate many elements and melodies in their songs. But the thing that makes ᛏᛣᚱ stand out is their incorporation of the island's native structure. Their songs include many rhythm changes and complex time signatures instead of playing easier, linear melodies.

The project began in January 1998. Heri Joensen met his old bandmate, Kári Streymoy, at… read more

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  • Avatar for Shadow19231
    Please vote to change the name to "Týr" This is technically the correct spelling, but Týr is actually able to be written.
  • Avatar for Shad4k
    So damn annoying that half their albums still redirect here.
  • Avatar for KilroyX
    Similar Artists: Týr, Tyr and TÝR lol
  • Avatar for Shad4k
    How annoying. About half of their songs are redirecting here, but not all. I agree that ᛏᛣᚱ is the proper display (though I can't see it on Vista), but having my plays split between this and Týr is just a pain... They really ought to merge the two, make it one or the other.
  • Avatar for dark_tower
    By the Light of the Northern Star was a pretty big disappointment.
  • Avatar for superandy
    oh and uzi, classic linux user I have to say. classic snobbish linux user there. you can always tell people people say linux, as opposed to their distro. if they said ubuntu, or suse, or (heaven forbid) gentoo, then they just wouldn't sound as nerdy and awkward, would they.
  • Avatar for superandy
    I am just going with what musicbrainz and picard hit me with. Displays fine in Windows 7, I am happy.
  • Avatar for wubdidu
    Hmm, is it possible to display the runes in the default font of Vista? Installing JUnicode doesn't work. Maybe... appending JUnicode to the default Vista font or something..?
  • Avatar for Raremann
    Damn i write to fast to se stupid erors:P
  • Avatar for Raremann
    so uzi we actualy agree, they use Týr for simpler use on the web and so people can understand it, i use ᛏᛣᚱ caus i understand it and tinks its the "right" way. what last.fm should do is just combine it so that both versions went into the same profile. And my english might have bad spelling sometimes but I dont write or speak english normaly cause Im Norwegian. Sorry for not posting the runic explanation before but its was kind of hectic when I wrote the last time:P Btw many asian bands is actualy scrobled with theyr alphabet in here even if you wite their name in latin letters.

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